Osco Homes and Wetherby leading the way in Modular Construction

By: Laura Hennahane   •   May 3, 2019

Wetherby and Osco Homes are delighted to present St Hilda’s Crescent in Leeds featuring Wetherby’s technically approved and certified Modular EWI system.

Modular construction is becoming increasingly popular and this latest collaboration is a great example of how to achieve a quick and cost effective new build without sacrificing thermal performance and design.

St Hilda’s Crescent is a development of 7 two storey houses situated on a strip of land between an already existing new build development with narrow access routes, overhead telecommunication cables and existing lamp posts. It was important to deliver this project with minimal disruption
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MPs will vote on Wednesday whether to declare an environmental and climate emergency following mass protests over political inaction in addressing the crisis.

Labour will force a Commons vote on the issue, fulfilling one of the key demands of the Extinction Rebellion (XR) movement, whose activists paralysed parts of London in recent weeks.

Scotland have taken the move as First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recently declared a “climate emergency” in her speech to the SNP conference in Edinburgh.

Campaigners warn that without bolder action across wider sectors of the economy such as transport, buildings and agriculture, UK progress on
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40 Dewstow Street is one of the first properties to benefit from Wetherby’s new BBA accredited and ECO3 compliant Internal Wall Insulation System (IWI) covered by GDGC’s 25 year warranty.

Dewstow Street is one of several properties currently owned by Pobl Group in Newport which in recent years has become derelict and been left empty. As part of a regeneration scheme, Pobl have reinvested to bring these much needed homes back in line with Welsh Housing Quality Standards and back on the rental market.

The properties required extensive upgrades internally and externally and with a recorded Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
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Wetherby Building Systems, the UK’s leading provider of solid wall insulation solutions, is expanding its business operations with the launch of a new BBA approved Wetherby Internal Wall Insulation (IWI) system. The system is fully compliant with all the stringent requirements of ECO/PAS and 25-year appropriate warranties that are available through the GDGC Ofgem Quality Assurance Framework*.

Wetherby’s Internal Wall Insulation System was specifically developed to meet an increasing demand to improving the energy efficiency of properties that, due to planning constraints etc, need to maintain their original exterior appearance.

Wetherby’s new system utilises a high performance rigid
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Brexit: Wetherby Prepare for the Worst & Hope for the Best

By: Rachael Doyle   •   March 22, 2019

The clock is ticking for Brexit (deal or no deal), however whatever the outcome, we are in preparation.

The future of the UK has been very uncertain in regards to Brexit. Today’s news reports that the EU leaders have offered the UK a plan which would delay Brexit from 29th March to 22nd May. Albeit, if the withdrawal deal is not approved, this will be brought forward again to 12th April. Therefore, while the future is unclear, the best thing we can do as a company at Wetherby Building Systems is prepare.

 

What challenges await us?

Wetherby is prepared
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Proud supporters of Red Nose Day!

By: Laura Hennahane   •   March 15, 2019

Wetherby needs no encouragement when it comes to charity support and with Red Nose Day upon us we are thrilled to be raising money and doing our bit for such a worthwhile cause.

The fundraising will be kicking off today with colleagues at HQ dressing down for the day followed by a bake sale on Monday 18th March.

Since its launch in 1985, Red Nose Day has become something of a British institution with everyone coming together to raise money at home, school and work.

Comic Relief supports vulnerable people and communities in the UK and internationally with a
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‘Building the Dream’ with Wetherby’s Silicone Render

By: Laura Hennahane   •   March 13, 2019

Wetherby are delighted to have been involved in this ‘Glasshouse’ project which has recently been showcased on More 4’s ‘Building the Dream’.

Proud homeowners, Alan and Lucy Brown bought the empty plot of land in Dalgety Bay, Fife back in 2012 with an idea to build a home from scratch that would suit their lifestyle as a family. The plot has since been transformed into a two storey house boasting impressive views overlooking the Forth Bridges.

The design and build of the project came together with the help of Andrew Black Designs and Dalgety Joiners who have worked in collaboration
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Happy International Women’s Day

By: Rachael Doyle   •   March 8, 2019

International Women’s Day (8th March) aims to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Here at Wetherby, equality and inclusion is at the heart of our business.

For a company working in construction we feel this is very important, with figures showing only 12.8% of women in the UK working in Construction at the end of 2016. Therefore, we are lucky to have an amazing group of women working throughout all levels at Wetherby; Directors, Managers, Supervisors and Coordinators in Marketing, HR, Logistics, Supply Chain, Training, Technical, Modular, Credit Control, Sales Order Processing, Health and Safety, Finance and
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Wetherby Insulated Render Systems Used on £2.1m Wrexham Scheme

By: Rachael Doyle   •   February 12, 2019

Wetherby’s external wall insulation systems is planned to be installed on over 200 more properties in Plas Madoc by recognised contractor Sustainable Building Services (UK). The £2.1 million scheme is part of Wrexham County Borough Council’s Re- Roofing and Group Repairs Framework. The work entails roof replacements and the installation of external wall insulation.

The Lowton-Cubbit house type were built in the late 1960’s, featuring steel frames, brick infill panels and concrete tiled roofs. Due to the solid wall construction, they were holding poor heat retention and in need of retrofit.

In the first phase of the framework,
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We Are Delighted to Announce the Appointment of Two New Directors

By: Rachael Doyle   •   February 11, 2019

Joe Ragdale, now Technical Director and John Armstrong, now Supply Chain Director, based at our Head Office in Golborne have been with Wetherby for many years. During their time they have both played an integral part in the development and introduction of the ever-growing innovative products and systems. Their tenacity and understanding of the market has been a major factor in keeping Wetherby at the forefront of the industry. We look forward to the exciting times and progression ahead. Congratulating both Joe and John on their deserved promotion and wishing them every success in this new position.

 

 

 

 

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